QUESTION: How do I combat Meningitis?

Kelley-Ross Pharmacy GroupAsk The PharmacistQUESTION: How do I combat Meningitis?

QUESTION: How do I combat Meningitis?

Screen Shot 2016-08-23 at 8.56.55 AMAs young adults head off to college, it is important to address Meningitis and Meningococcal Vaccines.

Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial form of meningitis, a serious infection of the meninges that affects the brain membrane. It can cause severe brain damage and is fatal in 1-in-10 cases if untreated. Several different bacteria can cause meningitis, so today we learn more about vaccines to prohibit meningitis.


Kelley-Ross is an independently owned corporation operating 4 pharmacies in Seattle. Kelley-Ross provides a wide range of pharmacy services, including prescription dispensing, compounding, medi-set packaging, compliance packaging, long-term care facility services, consultant pharmacist services, immunizations and a variety of health screenings.

We provide Clinical Community Care. This means that our staff combines expert medication therapy management and clinical skills, with caring, patient centered pharmacy services. By using the triad approach – patient, provider and pharmacist – we can help patients maximize their healthcare resources while achieving optimal health outcomes.

Our high service level and commitment to problem solving has made Kelley-Ross the pharmacy of choice for patients and providers across the Northwest.